Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Introduction · Acknowledgements

Construct: Noun
Definition: Ill-luck.
Use: Someone put the cawhake on that job.
Someone put a jinx on that job.
Derivation: Possibly Irish 'C√°ech' - blighted, marred, spoiled. (Meyer)

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